Matt Wright is an Australian TV host, helicopter pilot and wildlife re-locator with a big net worth. His work on Outback Wrangler on the National Geographic Channel has made him famous all over the world.
He just came back to our TV screens in “Wild Territory,” a new crocodile-wrestling story. He is known for being a best-selling author and the most successful brand ambassador for Tourism Australia.
On August 29, 1979, Matt Wright was born in the Northern Territory of Australia. His father was a wool classer and his mother’s family has been raising sheep for generations. Wright grew up on the rough plains of Australia.
Wright had a collection of some of Australia’s most dangerous animals, like three King Brown snakes, by the time he was 10 years old (which he kept in his bedroom). He always got in trouble at home and at school for giving his “pets” to his friends and family.
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Wright got a simple high school diploma from Willunga High School. Later, he went to a good college to get a higher education and then started to focus on his career in wildlife.
Matt Wright Career
Wright’s first jobs were with horses, the Australian Army and collecting crocodile eggs. Wright went on to be the star of the hit TV show Outback Wrangler on National Geographic. In the show, he hunts, catches and moves dangerous animals that could hurt people, such as crocodiles, wild buffalo and even polar bears.
He and co-stars Chris Wilson and John Brown were on the show for four seasons. He has also been in a number of other wildlife shows, such as Naked and Afraid: Savage, Shark Week, Ed Stafford: First Man Out and others. Wright also appeared on shows like Mike and Angelo and Save This Rhino.
What is the Net Worth of Matt Wright?
Matt Wright’s net worth is thought to be $2 million as of 2022. He makes a good living from his paid work with animals and from his work with tourists. According to news reports, he makes $400,000 a year.
Wright has worked as a horse wrangler, a soldier in the Australian Army, a person who collects crocodile eggs, a helicopter pilot, a person who moves animals and a tour guide, among other jobs.
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As the star of the hit TV show Outback Wrangler on National Geographic, he makes a lot of money every month. He also gets a lot of money from the shows he’s in and from the books he’s written. Wright’s current worth will go up thanks to his new TV show, “Wild Territory.”
Wright also has a YouTube channel where he posts amazing videos of wildlife. He makes a lot of money from these videos.
Matt Wright Personal Life
Wright married Kaia Wright in 2017. They had been together for a long time. When they met for the first time in 2014, it was a memorable moment. Kaia had been alone for a long time and when her friends told her to start dating again, she said she was glad she was married to Matt.
So, Kaia couldn’t believe how lucky it was that Matt landed a helicopter right in front of her at this beautiful time. After a while, the two started going out together and on November 6, 2016 they got engaged. The two people got married on November 10, 2017 and now they have a child together. His name is Banjo Elliott Wright.
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His wife is interested in wildlife and she hunts crocodiles in the swamps with him. Kaia runs her husband’s adventure tourism businesses, “Tiwi Island Retreat” and “Top End Safari Camp,” which are very successful. She also models and works as an ambassador.
Banjo, their son, is also used to and likes to play with dangerous animals. The family of three lives in the Northern Territory on a large piece of land. Wright has eight snakes and a pet crocodile named Tripos.
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